Two-Word Lyrics Quiz #7

I was up until almost midnight grading labs, and I have forty-odd grant proposals to read today, so I'm going to be unplugging from the Internet and working on, well, work. For entertainment while I'm paying for my procrastination, here's another two-word lyrics quiz. These two-word phrases each uniquely identify a pop song (I hope). If you know the song from the phrase, leave the answer in the commnets, and add a two-word phrase of your own for other people to guess.

The first three are left over from the last round:

  1. up drivel
  2. town predicts
  3. wicked strict
  4. unlovable hand
  5. NYPD choir
  6. stained-glass curtain
  7. Pizza Hut
  8. mommy butted
  9. Bedouin fires
  10. drummer's hair
  11. restaurant raids
  12. fifty-amp fuse
  13. favorite bakery
  14. separation condemnation
  15. screaming Argonauts
  16. Indiana boys
  17. so 1990

Some of these are kind of obscure, but others are, I hope, fairly obvious. Good luck!

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5, "NYPD choir", is from "Fairytale of New York".

MY replacement phrase is "vast hegemony"

15. "screaming Argonauts" is from "Birdhouse in Your Soul" by They Might Be Giants.

I'll say "bruised silence" as mine.

12. "fifty-amp fuse" is from "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by the Rolling Stones.

I'll go with "leather on."

By Richard Campbell (not verified) on 20 Oct 2009 #permalink

16. "Indiana boys" is from "Last Dance With Mary Jane" by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. No replacement.

By Richard Campbell (not verified) on 20 Oct 2009 #permalink

#6: "That stained-glass curtain you're hiding behind"--Billy Joel, "Only the Good Die Young".

My replacement: "every planet"

By Eric Lund (not verified) on 20 Oct 2009 #permalink

8 "Not when he looked so fierce his mommy butted in" is from The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill - The Beatles

replacement: conspiracies unwind

17. "You're so 1990, and it's 1994. Leave this world behind me, 'cause you don't want me anymore"
Shoebox - Barenaked Ladies

10 is Pavement, "Cut Your Hair".

Replacement: "whispered time".

It's probably not what you had in mind, but since I've had Das Rascal's song "Combination Pizza Hut And Taco Bell" stuck in my head for the last hour, I'll toss that one out for number seven.

#4 - "No Children" by Mountain Goats

By Harry Abernathy (not verified) on 21 Oct 2009 #permalink